VYP Blog: June 2017

VYP kicked off the summer season with some outstanding events, from our Fusion Mixer at The Spa at Green Valley Ranch to playing Jenga and announcing White Hot 12 at Business Expo. We also installed and trained our new VYP Toastmasters officers and welcomed Colonel Paul Murray for our second Community Conversations event. Click through to see some highlights from our June events.

By: Savannah Mercier, VYP Member

Everyone needs a summer getaway. Whether you sneak off for me time, visit friends or family, discover somewhere new, or catch a staycation, recharging your batteries is essential to beating burn-out and staying at the top of your game. It doesn’t matter how much you love your job, everyone deserves a break to catch their breath. Not only is it fun to take a vacation, traveling can be beneficial to your work and health.

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Derek Hutchison moved to Las Vegas straight out of college after attending California State University, Chico & graduating Cum Laude in Hotel Management. After arriving in Las Vegas, Derek proceeded to work in hospitality for the next 5 years, eventually finding ADP in October of 2011. As soon as he joined the ADP team, he joined VYP. He saw immediate value in networking with young professionals and building his book of business that can service businesses with 1-10,000 employees.

Bailey Goldstein graduated from the University of Kansas, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with a Leadership Studies minor. She was Vice President of the Communication Honors Society, Lambda Pi Eta, and served in numerous positions for the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Bailey moved to Las Vegas in and started working with Girls Scouts of Southern Nevada.

By Matthew Lindsey - Vegas Young Professional Marketing Chair & Entrepreneur

Your educational journey doesn’t have to end with college. In fact, your educational journey doesn’t have to start with college. While colleges and universities are still seen as the most traditional source for obtaining a secondary and post-secondary education, there are many great options for continuing your education without breaking the bank.

May was jam-packed with some amazing events, from our Fusion Mixer at Hearthstone Kitchen, to our Community Outreach project at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. We also had our most successful Bigwig Lunch Time to date, featuring SVP & CMO with the Vegas Golden Knights, Nehme Abouzeid. Click through to see some highlights from our May events.